‘PAM’ is our Parent Access Module that enables parents to view individual information about your child/children’s learning, including timetable, assessment results, reports, lodge student absences etc.
The Padua College Parent Group is a great way to meet up with other parents and to get involved in various activities while your child is at Padua. The Parent Group meets once a term as a whole group, and are involved in organising a range of activities that might interest you. These include:
A Parent Information Forum each year which focuses on an important issue related to adolescence, families and the experience of secondary schools.
'Engage, Consult, Advise’ Evenings which encourage parents to have input into important initiatives within the college.
Parent Cooking Evenings, which produce meals for families within the Padua College community who are need of some practical assistance, and are also a great opportunity to meet other parents.
Coordination of the Arthurs Seat Challenge BBQ in November which supports our local Peninsula schools safe driving initiative, the ‘Fit to Drive’ program.
If you would like further information on the Parent Group, please contact:
Padua subscribes to and recommends SchoolTV as a wonderful resource for all families. Here, you will find a range of topics for students and families with comprehensive videos and information from leading specialists and organisations.
SchoolTV contains some great content from organisations such as Beyond Blue, ReachOut, HeadSpace and others.
In a world where cyber technology issues are ongoing challenges for all of us, the Padua College Parent Group invited Susan McLean, author of ‘Sexts, Texts and Selfies’ and one of Australia’s foremost experts in cyber-safety and young people, to present information to us regarding the challenges of cyber-safety and discuss what we can do about the issues confronting us.
It was a wonderful night and some fact sheets that Susan provided to us can be found here:
Future Term Dates from Catholic Education Melbourne. Please note that these dates are not specific to Padua College but are provided to give a broad indication as to future Term Dates that Catholic Education Melbourne (CEM) works to.
The session is 60 minutes long and is designed to be run as an open forum for discussion. This allows parents to ask Elevate Study Skills Experts any questions they have about being the parent of a Se..